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I Can See My House From Here!  
User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 45
Posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3712 times:

The google maps sattelite option lets me zoom in enough to see my house in Crapchester!




"Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed on the Yankees. Apparently it angers them." - Bob Feller
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User currently offlineDLKAPA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3706 times:

Watch out for GKirks...

User currently offlineTheCoz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3697 times:

I found weapons of mass destruction!

User currently offlineUsairwys757 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3674 times:

I found out about this thing about a month ago. Truly a freaky thing. I saw my house here in Sorrycuse as well.

 crazy 


User currently offlineNighthawk From UK - Scotland, joined Sep 2001, 5206 posts, RR: 32
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3652 times:

Quoting DLKAPA (Reply 1):
Watch out for GKirks...

Google maps only covers the US...

Anyway, GKirk has no fixed address, he just drifts from field to field...



That'll teach you
User currently offlineDfwRevolution From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 1013 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3646 times:

Quoting Nighthawk (Reply 4):
Anyway, GKirk has no fixed address, he just drifts from field to field...

And on a good-day... park bench to park bench

I only get a map... how do I get the arieal/satelite photographs? I live in an urban area, so I'd be suprised if it hasn't been mapped.

Wait I found it... duh  Wink

[Edited 2005-04-15 00:05:11]

User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 6, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3587 times:

I can see my dad's car parked in our driveway!  crazy 

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineJpetekYXMD80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 4400 posts, RR: 26
Reply 7, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3577 times:

Very cool new feature, but for major metropolitan areas http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com can be even much more accurate with an amazing zoom!


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User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 8, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3570 times:

Quoting JpetekYXMD80 (Reply 7):
Very cool new feature, but for major metropolitan areas http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com can be even much more accurate with an amazing zoom!

You're right, here's an example:

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=denver...67&spn=0.005289,0.007693&t=k&hl=en

http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com...964&Y=87987&W=1&qs=%7cdenver%7c%7c

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineJpetekYXMD80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 4400 posts, RR: 26
Reply 9, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3560 times:

Cool shot of new mile high! Too bad for you, Harry, that the greater NYC area is still black and white and just plain bad! What is up with that?


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User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 10, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3559 times:

Quoting JpetekYXMD80 (Reply 9):
Cool shot of new mile high! Too bad for you, Harry, that the greater NYC area is still black and white and just plain bad! What is up with that?

Yeah, that is quite aggravating. And even with the google map, it is at some weird angle and is hard to make out. At least the NJ side comes in nice and clear on google.  Smile

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineJpetekYXMD80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 4400 posts, RR: 26
Reply 11, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3536 times:

Oh geeze, the Chicagoland area used to be in that high detail style, but now it has reverted to black and white. GRR!


The Best Care in the Air, 1984-2009
User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 22
Reply 12, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3535 times:

Thanks mark. You just gave FLAIRPORT another stalker tool.. smooth.

Chris



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User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7975 posts, RR: 12
Reply 13, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3497 times:

Quoting DLKAPA (Reply 1):
Watch out for GKirks...

It's here:



Quoting Newark777 (Reply 6):
I can see my dad's car parked in our driveway!

Don't forget to complain to NASA if it's still the old one.



I support the right to arm bears
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31713 posts, RR: 56
Reply 14, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 3436 times:

Any Sattelite Images of Mumbai [Bombay] or is this working only with USA Map.
regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25026 posts, RR: 56
Reply 15, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3398 times:

Quoting Nighthawk (Reply 4):
Anyway, GKirk has no fixed address, he just drifts from field to field...

Just like yo momma



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User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 45
Reply 16, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3371 times:

I checked out the terraserver, and its Crapchester images are at least ten years out of date. It predates Frontier Field, the baseball park opened in 1997.


"Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed on the Yankees. Apparently it angers them." - Bob Feller
User currently offlineMatt27 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3302 times:

Where can I find Area 51??  stirthepot 

User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25026 posts, RR: 56
Reply 18, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3296 times:

Quoting Matt27 (Reply 17):
Where can I find Area 51?? stirthepot

15 Miles west of Area 50 and slightly to the north of Mexico  Wink
 stirthepot 



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31713 posts, RR: 56
Reply 19, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3288 times:

Any plans of Google maps to cover other areas on the Globe.  Smile
Are there any other good sattelite maps to cover other areas.
regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineAdam From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 465 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3280 times:

Is there a way to check the date of when the sat photos were taken on google?

On terraserver my neighborhood was taken '94, on google, it shows the new developments that were just built last year, im curious as to when exactly the photos were taken.

Adam



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12299 posts, RR: 34
Reply 21, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3251 times:
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Quoting Matt27 (Reply 17):
Where can I find Area 51??


Here, underneath the white  Wink http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com...=46&Y=325&W=1&qs=%7crachel%7cnv%7c



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User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 22, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3249 times:

Quoting Matt27 (Reply 17):
Where can I find Area 51??

Seriously, this is it here.

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=las+ve...31&spn=0.166512,0.242729&t=k&hl=en

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineMatt27 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3242 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 18):
15 Miles west of Area 50 and slightly to the north of Mexico

I'm on my way... devil 


User currently offlineDan2002 From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 2055 posts, RR: 4
Reply 24, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3217 times:

Quoting Newark777 (Reply 22):
Seriously, this is it here.

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=las+ve...hl=en

Thats one hellova runway! I wonder why it isnt whited out like the Terraserver
images?

-Dan



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25 Newark777 : Probably because it is not that high quality, plus anyone who watches the Discovery Channel at all has probably seen that picture before. Harry
26 Planespotterx : I was wondering why you cant seeany contrail pics from the satellite images? I mean surely there should be contrails all across the US and high-flying
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